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Back in June of 2015, CVE-2015-1805 a kernel patch was released to implement a fix for vectored pipe read and write functionality which could potentially result in memory corruption. A local, unprivileged user could use the flaw in an unpatched kernel to crash the system or escalate their privileges on the system.
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On March 21st, the openssh package was updated to patch two moderate vulnerabilities; CVE-2015-5600 and CVE-2016-3115.
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Today, a co-worker alerted me to the ‘drown attack’. DROWN is an acronym for “Decrypting RSA with Obsolete and Weakened eNcryption”. While it’s a spin on an older vulnerability, it also builds upon it. This has been declared CVE-2016-0800.
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Back on Jan 19th there was a lot of hoopla about the kernel vulnerability that is CVE-2016-0728. Updating your CentOS 7 kernel won’t be difficult – here are some tips. Continue Reading…

When you want to rename a directory full of files from fooo2 to foo2, you’re first thought is using sed.. why, when rename is easier?
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